About the Hall of Fame
The Pro Football Hall of Fame was established in 1963 to honor the heroes of the game. Each year the Hall of Fame inducts a new class of enshrinees composed of football’s greatest players, coaches and contributors.
The list of Modern Era nominees includes a total of 94 individuals under consideration for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2017.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame focuses on honoring the individuals and moments that shaped professional football’s history.
See who has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame since the first 17 members were enshrined in 1963.
Find out how the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 46-person Selection Committee decides who to honor.
Check out these infographics for an inside look at the making of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Ring of Excellence and Pro Football Hall of Fame Haggar Gold Jacket.